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Thai Basil Fried Rice Recipe (with Video)

Dairy-free, Peanut-free, Sesame-free
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Prep 15min | Cook 15min


Shrimp (or protein of choice)
- 0.5 lb Shrimp, U40-50
- 1 tbsp Light soy sauce
- 0.25 tsp Kosher salt
- 0.25 tsp White pepper
- 0.5 tbsp Neutral oil
- 0.125 tsp Baking soda
- 1 tsp Cornstarch
Garlic & Chili Paste
- 5 clove Garlic
- 2 thai chili peppers
- 1 tbsp Oyster sauce
- 1 tbsp Light soy sauce
- 2 tbsp Fish sauce
- 1 tbsp palm sugar
- 0.25 tsp White pepper
- 0.25 tsp MSG
Other Ingredients
- 2 c Basmati or Jasmine rice
- 0.5 Onion, sliced
- 1 Shallot, sliced
- 2 c thai basil
- 2 Eggs, beaten
- 3 tbsp Neutral oil, I used avocado oil
Optional Garnish
- Thai Basil
- Lime
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Marinating the Shrimp
1. In a bowl, add peeled and deveined shrimp and marinate with soy sauce, salt, white pepper, neutral oil, baking soda and cornstarch for 15 minutes.
Preparing the Paste and Sauce
1. In a mortar and pestle, combine garlic and Thai chili peppers into a paste and set aside.
2. In a small bowl, mix together oyster sauce, light soy sauce, fish sauce, palm sugar, white pepper, and MSG.
Cooking the Shrimp
1. In 3 tbsp of neutral oil over high heat, sauté shrimp for 2-3 minutes until cooked through. Remove and set aside.
Preparing the Stir Fry
1. In the same pan, fry the garlic/chili paste for 15 seconds until fragrant, then immediately add shallots and onion. Stir fry for 1 minute.
2. Push the ingredients to the side, then add eggs and scramble (add 1 tbsp more oil if needed to cook the eggs). Mix together.
3. Add the day old rice and mix together over high heat, stir frying until the rice is toasted and relatively dry. Add the premixed sauce and combine.
Final Steps
1. Add shrimp and basil and stir fry for another 1-2 minutes over high heat. Garnish with limes and more basil and enjoy!

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